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nouveau-riche, arriviste, parvenu, upstart
n. a person who has suddenly risen to a higher economic status but has not gained social acceptance of others in that class
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parvenue, nouveau-riche, upstart, parvenu
adj. characteristic of someone who has risen economically or socially but lacks the social skills appropriate for this new position
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nonentity, nobody, cypher, cipher
n. a person of no influence
scallywag, scalawag, rapscallion, rascal, monkey, scamp, imp
n. one who is playfully mischievous
mischief-maker, troubler, bad hat, trouble maker, troublemaker
n. someone who deliberately stirs up trouble
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arty
adj. showily imitative of art or artists
arty-crafty, artsy-craftsy
adj. pretentiously artistic; cloyingly charming
high-sounding, high-flown, inflated
adj. pretentious (especially with regard to language or ideals); "high-flown talk of preserving the moral tone of the school"; "a high-sounding dissertation on the means to attain social revolution"
jumped-up
adj. (British informal) upstart
portentous, pontifical, pompous, overblown, grandiloquent
adj. puffed up with vanity; "a grandiloquent and boastful manner"; "overblown oratory"; "a pompous speech"; "pseudo-scientific gobbledygook and pontifical hooey"- Newsweek
sesquipedalian
adj. given to the overuse of long words; "sesquipedalian orators"; "this sesquipedalian way of saying one has no money"
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